The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 14 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 7.14% 8.82% 6.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 37.50% 50.00% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
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£488 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -40.86%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Application Platforms Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
16 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 19.05% 17.65% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 6
Average daily rate £525 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £350 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the Stirling region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere.

1 9 (90.00%) FileNet
2 7 (70.00%) Workflow
2 7 (70.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) Banking
3 6 (60.00%) Document Management
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle
4 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
5 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) JSP
5 4 (40.00%) IBM
5 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (30.00%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (20.00%) LAN
7 2 (20.00%) WAN
7 2 (20.00%) RAD
7 2 (20.00%) Project Management
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) Content Management
7 2 (20.00%) SPNEGO
8 1 (10.00%) CA Wily
8 1 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (10.00%) Spring
8 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
8 1 (10.00%) Java EE

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (90.00%) FileNet
2 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) CMS
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (10.00%) FileNet Content Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (30.00%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
1 1 (10.00%) Build Forge
1 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (70.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (40.00%) FileNet Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) FileNet Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Documentum Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (20.00%) SPNEGO
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) Java EE
4 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Workflow
2 6 (60.00%) Document Management
3 2 (20.00%) RAD
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Content Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase